Comcast Idiocy, DNS Servers and Networking

Roshan Mansinghani rosh1182 at gmail.com
Tue Aug 22 09:07:53 BST 2006


Memorialized here:  wiki.ubuntu.com/OverrideDNSServers

Please feel free to make changes to the wiki page if you think they are
appropriate.

On 8/21/06, Lord Sauron <lordsauronthegreat at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Monday 21 August 2006 21:37, Frode M. Døving wrote:
> > Tirsdag 22 august 2006 03:31, skrev Howard Coles Jr.:
> > {cut]
> >
> > > However, I think you can override the DNS.  I'll just have to look
> > > up how again.  I think you put a line such as the following in the
> > > interfaces file:
> > >
> > > dns static
> > >
> > > or
> > >
> > > dnsdomain myhome.com
> > > dnsserver 4.2.2.2
> > > dnsserver 3.2.2.2 or whatever.
> > >
> > > I can't remember, but maybe this will spark someone else's memory.
> >
> > [cut]
> >
> >
> > You can edit /etc/dhcp3/dhclient.conf
> > Add the line:
> > supersede domain-name-servers 4.2.2.1;
> >
> > This will use 4.2.2.1 overriding the DHCP-ones.
> >
> > You can list more than one this way:
> > supersede domain-name-servers 4.2.2.1, 4.2.2.2;
>
> EXACTLY what I needed!  Thank your SO MUCH!
>
> I suspected a fix like this, I just had no idea where to look.  You
> saved me a lot of time there friend!
>
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